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Garson Kanin News

Date Of Birth:
November 24, 1912
Date Of Death:
March 13, 1999 (86)
Birth Place:
Rochester, NY, USA
Gender:
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Larry Marshall, Michael James Leslie & More Set for KC Rep's HAIR: Retrospective, 3/20-4/12Larry Marshall, Michael James Leslie & More Set for KC Rep's HAIR: Retrospective, 3/20-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Kansas City Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Eric Rosen announced today the casting for HAIR: Retrospection, under his direction. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at LIVING ON LOVE's Renee Fleming, Douglas Sills and More in CostumePhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at LIVING ON LOVE's Renee Fleming, Douglas Sills and More in Costume
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

Broadway's newest comedy LIVING ON LOVE, written by two-time Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro, based on the play Peccadillo by Garson Kanin, and directed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall, begins previews on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Opening night is Monday, April 20, 2015 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in costume below! (more...)

LIVING ON LOVE's Renee Fleming, Kathleen Marshall and Joe DiPietro Set for 'Times Talks' Next MonthLIVING ON LOVE's Renee Fleming, Kathleen Marshall and Joe DiPietro Set for 'Times Talks' Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

Four-time Grammy Award winner Renee Fleming will be joined by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall and two-time Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro for a The New York Times' 'Times Talks' on Monday, March 9, 2015. New York Times reporter Patrick Healy will moderate the 7 PM and 8:30 PM discussion which will focus on the new Broadway comedy Living on Love. (more...)

Jerry O'Connell Rounds Out Cast of Broadway's LIVING ON LOVEJerry O'Connell Rounds Out Cast of Broadway's LIVING ON LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

The producers of Living on Love have announced that Jerry O'Connell completes the cast of Broadway's newest comedy by two-time Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro, based on the play Peccadillo by Garson Kanin, and directed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall. Living on Love begins performances on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 and opens on Monday, April 20, 2015 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). The production will play an 18-week engagement through Sunday, August 2, 2015. Tickets are now on sale to the general public. For more information, visit www.LivingonLoveBroadway.com (more...)

BWW Reviews: WIDOW is Not Very Merry with Fleming in Charge at the MetBWW Reviews: WIDOW is Not Very Merry with Fleming in Charge at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - Jan 28, 2015

Once upon a time, the Met used to be able to pull off an operetta, like the Rudolf Bing-era FLEDERMAUS, with its Garson Kanin libretto and lyrics by Broadway's Howard Dietz. But for the second year in a row--after last season's dire FLEDERMAUS from writer Douglas Carter Beane and director Jeremy Sams--the company rolled the dice and came up craps. How bad is the new production of Franz Lehar's THE MERRY WIDOW (DIE LUSTIGE WITWE)? Let me count the ways. (more...)

Breaking News: Douglas Sills, Anna Chlumsky, Blake Hammond and Scott Robertson Join Renée Fleming in LIVING ON LOVEBreaking News: Douglas Sills, Anna Chlumsky, Blake Hammond and Scott Robertson Join Renée Fleming in LIVING ON LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

The producers of Broadway's newest comedy Living on Love just announced that Tony Award nominee Douglas Sills, 2-time Emmy Award nominee Anna Chlumsky, Blake Hammond and Scott Robertson will join 4-time Grammy Award winner Renee Fleming in the production. Living on Love, by two-time Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro, based on the play Peccadillo by Garson Kanin, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall, begins performances on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 and opens on Monday, April 20, 2015 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). The production will play an 18-week engagement through Sunday, August 2, 2015. Tickets are now on sale to the general public. For more information, visit www.LivingonLoveBroadway.com (more...)

Breaking News: Renée Fleming Will Make Broadway Debut in Kathleen Marshall-Helmed LIVING ON LOVE; Opens in April 2015!Breaking News: Renée Fleming Will Make Broadway Debut in Kathleen Marshall-Helmed LIVING ON LOVE; Opens in April 2015!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Producers Scott Landis and Philip Morgaman have confirmed that 4-time Grammy Award winner Renee Fleming will make her Broadway debut this spring in the new comedy Living on Love by two-time Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro, based on the play Peccadillo by Garson Kanin, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall. The production begins performances on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 and will open on Monday, April 20, 2015 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Living on Love will play an 18-week engagement through Sunday, August 2, 2015.Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, December 29, 2014. (more...)

GO SEE by Norman Mailer's Widow Makes World Premiere at King's Head Theatre TonightGO SEE by Norman Mailer's Widow Makes World Premiere at King's Head Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

This month, Islington's King's Head Theatre is to stage the world premiere of Norris Church Mailer's stage play Go See, a gripping exploration of personal, cultural and sexual identity in a big city. Directed by Sondra Lee and designed by Klara Zieglerova with lighting design by Mike Robertson, the show runs tonight, November 12 to 29, 2014. Press night is slated for November 14 at 7.15 p.m. (more...)

Broadway Dims Lights Tonight in Honor of Tony Winner Marian SeldesBroadway Dims Lights Tonight in Honor of Tony Winner Marian Seldes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Marian Seldes, a Tony Award-winning actress, five-time nominee, and the recipient of a Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. She died on Monday at the age of 86. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory this evening, October 8th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights Tomorrow in Honor of Tony Winner Marian SeldesBroadway to Dim Lights Tomorrow in Honor of Tony Winner Marian Seldes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Marian Seldes, a Tony Awarda-winning actress, five-time nominee, and the recipient of a Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. She died on Monday at the age of 86. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory tomorrow evening, Wednesday, October 8th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Tony Winner Marian Seldes Passes Away at 86Tony Winner Marian Seldes Passes Away at 86
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Tony-winner and premier actress of the American stage Marian Seldes, 86, died peacefully at her home today after an extended illness. Her brother Timothy Seldes made the announcement. (more...)

GO SEE by Norman Mailer's Widow, to Make World Premiere at King's Head Theatre, Nov 12-29GO SEE by Norman Mailer's Widow, to Make World Premiere at King's Head Theatre, Nov 12-29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

This November Islington's King's Head Theatre is to stage the world premiere of Norris Church Mailer's stage play Go See, a gripping exploration of personal, cultural and sexual identity in a big city. Directed by Sondra Lee and designed by Klara Zieglerova with lighting design by Mike Robertson, the show runs November 12 to 29, 2014. Press night is slated for November 14 at 7.15 p.m. (more...)

ActorsNet Kicks Off 19th Season With Regional Premiere of Bo Wilson Play TonightActorsNet Kicks Off 19th Season With Regional Premiere of Bo Wilson Play Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The ActorsNet will be beginning its 19th season tonight, September 12th with the regional premiere of Bo Wilson's 'The Charitable Sisterhood of the Second Trinity Victory Church.' (more...)

ActorsNet Prepares For 19th Season and Regional Premiere of Bo Wilson PlayActorsNet Prepares For 19th Season and Regional Premiere of Bo Wilson Play
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

The ActorsNet will be beginning its 19th season on September 12th with the regional premiere of Bo Wilson's 'The Charitable Sisterhood of the Second Trinity Victory Church.' (more...)

BORN YESTERDAY Now Available In Blu-ray EditionBORN YESTERDAY Now Available In Blu-ray Edition
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 18, 2014

A new Blu-ray edition of the popular stage-to-screen adaptation of Garson Kanin's celebrated comedy BORN YESTERDAY is now available to order. (more...)

Renee Fleming Stars in Williamstown Theatre Festival's LIVING ON LOVE, Opening TonightRenee Fleming Stars in Williamstown Theatre Festival's LIVING ON LOVE, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival welcomes Renee Fleming in the World Premiere of LIVING ON LOVE, opening today, July 16, and continuing through the 26th. This World Premiere by Joe DiPIetro and Garson Kanin is based on the play Peccadillo by Garson Kanin and directed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall. (more...)

From Sea to Shining Sea- Where to Find the Brightest Stars at Regional Theaters This Summer!From Sea to Shining Sea- Where to Find the Brightest Stars at Regional Theaters This Summer!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 15, 2014

New York City is the place where stars flock to take their turns on the grandest stages in the world. Throughout the past year, Broadway has welcomed such film and television stars as Daniel Radcliffe, Patrick Stewart, Bryan Cranston, Debra Messing and Ian McKellen, as well as a slew of celebrated Broadway favorites such as Sutton Foster, Audra McDonald, Neil Patrick Harris and many more. The Great White Way isn't the only place for stars to shine on stage though. During the summer months, many cherished performers travel to regional theatres around the country to share their extraordinary talents with the rest of America. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a roundup of this summer's starriest productions at a theatre near you! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Justin Long & Renee Fleming Talk LIVING ON LOVE at Williamstown Theatre FestivalSTAGE TUBE: Justin Long & Renee Fleming Talk LIVING ON LOVE at Williamstown Theatre Festival
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has released an extended video interview between Justin Long and Renee Fleming about the upcoming production, LIVING ON LOVE, which opens at the Williamstown Theatre Festival this Thursday, July 17. Check it out below! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/28-6/29/2014Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/28-6/29/2014
by - Jun 29, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 29, 2014 - Sunday, June 29, 2014. (more...)

Joe DiPietro on his New Work LIVING ON LOVEJoe DiPietro on his New Work LIVING ON LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2014

In 2012, Joe DiPietro joined forces with director Kathleen Marshall to take a forgotten Gershwin show, revamp it, and turn it into hit Nice Work if You Can Get it. Now, according to The Boston Globe, they're at it again. This time, they are taking Garson Kanin's 1985 play Peccadillo and turning it into Living on Love. Living on Love follows a Italian maestro and his wife, an opera dive, who hire ghostwriters of the opposite sex to pen competing memoirs. They both become trapped between their drive to battle each other and the feelings that arise for their ghostwriters. (more...)

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